UPDATE: Firefighters damping down at scene of huge Doncaster scrap yard blaze

A huge blaze at a Doncaster scrap yard is now thought to be under control.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 21st June 2018, 12:20 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 11:09 am
The rising smoke. Picture: Carla May Wainwright
The rising smoke. Picture: Carla May Wainwright

Dramatic video footage and pictures have emerged showing a huge plume of thick black smoke rising hundreds of feet into the air close to the town centre.

VIDEO AND PICTURES: Huge plumes of black smoke spotted as fire rages near Doncaster town centreFirefighters from Doncaster Central, Edlington and Adwick stations were called to tackle a blaze at a scrap yard in the Marsh Gate area at just after 10am this morning.

The rising smoke. Picture: Carla May Wainwright

Teenage boy stabbed outside Sheffield pubA fire service spokesperson said a number of vehicles were on fire initially but crews were now 'damping down' at the scene.

PICTURE: Motorists' shock at seeing TANK on South Yorkshire motorwayThere were no details available about anybody being involved or the cause of the blaze at this stage.

The fire rages. Picture: Natalie Stevenson
Another view of the smoke.Picture: Skye Hudson
The smoke in Doncaster.